This position will provide financial analysis as required for evaluation of various projects throughout the company as well as for the understanding of financial statements and reports. It will coordinate the annual budget process, prepare regulatory filings, and conduct ad hoc analysis as requested.. It will also participate in the month end close process, providing complete and accurate financials in accordance with established accounting policies and procedures and the uniform system of accounts for the utility industry.
Comply with established Dakota Electric Association safety and operating rules, procedures, and guidelines; and is responsible for reporting un-safe practices to a supervisor.
Coordinate the development of the annual budget for DEA.
Administration of budget system
Act as key resource for cost center managers
Prepare consolidated budget results
Complete the monthly accounting necessary to comply with the regulatory requirements of DEA.
Track actual results against budget as assigned for both general ledger accounts and projects and analyze and report variances.
Prepare journal entries as needed
Reconcile specific accounts as needed
Maintain master project list
Prepare and submit regulatory filings as assigned.
Complete ad hoc analysis as required.
Continually analyze accounting procedures, records and reports for accuracy and usefulness to the organization and recommend identified changes to management.
Supervision/Direction of Others
Does not supervise other employees. Works closely with many different departments and levels throughout the company.
Educational Experience This position requires a four-year degree in business. A four-year degree in another area plus appropriate financial experience may be substituted. An MBA degree is preferred.
This position requires five years of experience in accounting and financial areas. Specifically, analytical experience is preferred.
Must have high level of knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures.
Must be able to develop business applications through computerized systems, including working with large data sets and develop meaningful reporting.
Must have advanced Microsoft Excel skills and be proficient with other Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to work with all levels within the organization, including senior management.
Be able to work with confidential data and understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality.
Self-motivated, with the ability to learn quickly. Possesses solid business acumen and able to incorporate into the role.
Physical Demands/Working Conditions
The physical demands and working conditions for this position are identified on the Office/Professional template.
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